The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise)

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The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise)

from $2,962 AUD Check Availability

Trip code

POC_PP

Duration

8 days

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Operator

CroisiEurope Cruises

HIGHLIGHTS
  • EXCURSIONS INCLUDED:Lamego and the most beautiful Baroque sanctuary in PortugalThe formal gardens at the Mateus PalaceSalamanca, awe-inspiring Spanish cityPinhão and tasting of port winePorto, a coastal town full of culture and traditionAveiro, known as the "Venice of Portugal”
  • Lamego and the most beautiful Baroque sanctuary in Portugal
  • The formal gardens at the Mateus Palace
  • Salamanca, awe-inspiring Spanish city
  • Pinhão and tasting of port wine
  • Porto, a coastal town full of culture and tradition
  • Aveiro, known as the "Venice of Portugal”
  • Flamenco, Fado and folk entertainment on board
  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

Visit Spain and Portugal connected by the Golden River. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Douro opens its doors where you will discover terraced vineyards, typical villages, quintas and their wines all along the river. Explore Salamanca, named as “the small Rome” classified World Heritage by UNESCO, don’t miss out its cathedral. Embark for an unforgettable journey through these magnificent countries.

ITINERARY

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 5:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. After dinner, the evening is free to do as you please.

Join us for a guided tour of Porto followed by a wine tasting session in the cellars at Vila Nova de Gaïa. The afternoon will be spent sailing.

Take part in our excursion to Vila Réal, a town with a great variety of religious buildings and architecture. We'll stroll through the formal gardens at the Mateus Palace. The afternoon will be spent sailing. Enjoy an evening of Flamenco entertainment.

Join us for an excursion to Salamanca (lunch included). We'll visit its unusual cathedral and its famous university dating back to 1218, making it one of the oldest in the world. We'll return on board after our tour and enjoy an evening of entertainment.

This morning, join us for an excursion to Pinhão. It's a small city that lives in sync with the rhythm of the river. One of its most cherished treasures is the quaint railway station, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Azulejo tiles showing the vineyards and landscapes in the region decorate the station's facade. You'll enjoy a tasting of the world-renowned port wine at a local quinta.* This outing is also a great opportunity to discover the region and its gorgeous scenery. We'll return on board the ship.Tonight's our gala dinner and evening.

Join us on a guided tour of Lamego. The afternoon will be spent sailing towards Porto. Enjoy an evening of Fado entertainment.

Enjoy time at leisure this morning to discover Porto at your own pace. Afterwards, join us for an excursion to Aveiro, a charming medieval town surrounded by salt marshes, beaches and lagoons. Enjoy an evening of traditional folk entertainment.

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.


AVAILABILITY

MS Amalia Rodrigues (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 11 Jul, 2024
End date: 18 Jul, 2024
Cabin Type:
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,810

Cabin Type:
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,383

Cabin Type:
Available: 5
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,963

Cabin Type:
Available: 3
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,638

Cabin Type:
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,792

Cabin Type:
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$4,218

Cabin Type:
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,542

MS Vasco de Gama (Standard)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 15 Jul, 2024
End date: 22 Jul, 2024
Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 3
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,513

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 1 BED SINGLE CAT A
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,962

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,363

Start date: 22 Jul, 2024
End date: 29 Jul, 2024
Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,513

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 3
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,363

MS Miguel Torga (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 22 Jul, 2024
End date: 29 Jul, 2024
Cabin Type: MIDDLE DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,810

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 6
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,963

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 BEDS SUITE CAT A
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$4,543

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,792

Cabin Type: MIDDLE DECK 2 SINGLE BEDS SUITE CAT B
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$4,218

Cabin Type: MIDDLE DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,542

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,115

MS Amalia Rodrigues (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 01 Aug, 2024
End date: 08 Aug, 2024
Cabin Type:
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,810

Cabin Type:
Available: 5
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,963

Cabin Type:
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,792

Cabin Type:
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,638

Cabin Type:
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$4,218

Cabin Type:
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,542

MS Gil Eanes (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 14 Aug, 2024
End date: 21 Aug, 2024
Cabin Type: MIDDLE DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,810

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,383

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 BEDS SUITE CAT A
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$4,543

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,792

Cabin Type: MIDDLE DECK 1 DOUBLE BED - HANDICAPED CABIN CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,638

Cabin Type: MIDDLE DECK 2 SINGLE BEDS SUITE CAT B
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$4,218

MS Fernao de Magalhaes (Standard)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 30 Oct, 2024
End date: 06 Nov, 2024
Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,513

MS Gil Eanes (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 31 Oct, 2024
End date: 07 Nov, 2024
Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 BEDS SUITE CAT A
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$4,543

Cabin Type: MIDDLE DECK 2 SINGLE BEDS SUITE CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$4,218

MS Miguel Torga (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 01 Nov, 2024
End date: 08 Nov, 2024
Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 BEDS SUITE CAT A
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$4,543

Cabin Type: MIDDLE DECK 2 SINGLE BEDS SUITE CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$4,218

MS Fernao de Magalhaes (Standard)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 06 Nov, 2024
End date: 13 Nov, 2024
Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,962

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,513

Cabin Type: MIDDLE DECK 1 BED SINGLE CAT A
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,363

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 1 BED SINGLE CAT A
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,962

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 6
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,363